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7/17/2008 Mr. Barkat Virani
Content
Section One: Overview

Section Two: Residential Experience


Section Two: Residential Experience

Section Three: Commercial Experience

Section Four: Hospitality Experience

Section Five: Mixed Use Experience

Section Six: Education and Worship


Section Six: Education and Worship

Experience

Section Seven: Interior Experience

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Overview
The Firm
ABB Designs’  with Mr. Barkat Virani as 
ABB Designs with Mr Barkat Virani as
the Principal Consultant, is a design 
oriented, fully computerized, multi–
disciplined firm offering its clients 
comprehensive professional services in 
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the fields of Feasibility Analysis, Planning, 
Project Development, Building Design, 
Interior Design and Engineering. The 
wholly integrated group functions as a
wholly integrated group functions as a 
total project management enterprise. It 
provides the client with a single source 
responsibility for overall project 
development necessary to meet specific 
requirements in the building industry. 
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Overview
Our Philosophy
Living in this ever changing world so rich in varied
Living in this ever changing world, so rich in varied 
cultures and appreciation’s we strive to identify and 
understand the special influences of each project in 
designing for the best experience This requires an
designing for the best experience. This requires an 
insightful, flexible, experienced and motivated team 
of creative project designers, who are committed to 
working both together and with others to achieve
working both together and with others to achieve 
uniquely specific design solutions.
The firm is dedicated to stimulate and enhance such 
qualities within its staff. We recognize that our 
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reputation for providing quality service is a result of 
staff abilities and professional fulfillment . 

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Qualifications
Personal Qualifications Job/Project Experience:
Mr. Virani has 35+ Years of Experience  1970: Trainee for Architect Phiroze
in which he has served as Project
in which he has served as Project  K di
Kudianwalal & Associates, India
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Manager, Assistant Architect, Design 
Consultant and has had a personal  1974: Trainee for Architect Dolf Schnebli, 
Architectural Practice with 25+  Switzerland
Employees
Employees. 1974 1978: Asst. Architect for Architect 
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Academic Experience:   B.V. Doshi, India
Bachelors of Technology/ Structural  1979‐1982: Senior Architect for T.V. Virani
Engineering at I I T Mumbai
Engineering at I.I.T, Mumbai A hi
Architectural Firm, Bombay
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‐Honors Program Graduation  1983‐2002: Principal Architect at Virani
Year—1972
Associates of 150+ Projects.
Graduate of the School of Architecture 
from C.E.P.T, Ahmedabad 2002: Project Manager at Creative Choice 
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‐Graduation Year—1976 Homes, Florida
Professional Affliation:  2003‐present: Principal Design 
Fellow of the Institution of Valuers,  Consultant
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Member of the Institution of 
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Engineers, India
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RESIDENTIAL EXPERIENCE

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Sea Ranch
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Client: Ramesh
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Location: India
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Status: Built
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Type: Single Family Home Type: Single Family Home
Client: Mr.Mudholkar Client: Mr. Hemani
Location: India Location: Chicago, IL
Status: Built Status: Built

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Tulip Residence
Type: Single Family
Home
Location: India
Status: Built

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Residence
Type: Single Family Home
Client: Mr. Hemani
Location: Chicago, IL
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Status: Built
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Residence
Type: Single Family Home
Client: Mr. Patel
Location: Chicago, IL
Status: Built

Residence
Type: Single Family Home
Client: Mr. Thomas
Location: Lincolnwood, IL
Status: Built
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Residence
Type: Single Family Home
Client: Mr. Solanki
Location: Chicago, IL
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Aishwarya Towers
Type: Condominiums
Location: India
Status: Built

Royal Akbar Towers


Type: Retail
Location: India
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Status: Proposed

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Valani Towers
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Type: Condominiums
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Location: India
Status:
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Vastu Shilp Towers


Type: Condominiums
Location: India
Status: Proposed

Clermont Condominiums
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Type: Condominiums
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Location: Florida
Status: Built

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COMMERCIAL EXPERIENCE

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Synchron Corporate Center Commercial Experience

Synchron Research Services Ltd.


Type: Corporate
Location: India
Status: Built

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Panorama
Type: Corporate
Location: India
Status: Built

Suman City Center


Type: Corporate
Location: India
Status: Built

Minerva Multiplex
Type:
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Location: India
Status: Proposed

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Infocity
Type: Corporate
Client: Creative—Infocity LTD.
Location: Gujrat, India
Status: Built

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Retail Experience

Al Raheem Saree Center


Type: Retail
Client: Ms. Shahida Khan
Location: Chicago, IL
Status: In Progress

Sahil Boutique
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Type: Retail
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Client: Mr. Bhavesh Patel
Location: Chicago, IL
Status: Built

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Sahil Boutique

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Hawthorne Woods
Type: Retail
Client: Mr. Kamal
Location: Hawthorne Woods
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Status: Proposed
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Noor Mall
Type: Retail
Client: Mr. Aneesh
Location: Chicago, IL
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Status: B ilt
Built

Plaza Del Grato


Type: Retail
Client: Rilwala Group Inc.
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Location:
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Heights,
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Status: In Progress

Matteson Town Center


Type: Retail
Client: Patel Realty
Location: Matteson, IL
Status: In Progress
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Amara Art Gallery
Type: Corporate
Location: Chicago
Chicago, IL
Status: Proposed

Proposed aspects to this project:


1 Main Art Gallery
1.
2. Art Gazebo
3. Smaller Art Gallery
4. Outdoor Amara Sculptures
5. Venetian Bridge
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Amara Art Gallery

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HOSPITALITY
EXPERIENCE

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Hotel Experience
The Meridian
Client: Maha Laxmi Corporation.
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Type: Hotel
Location: India
Status: Proposed

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Crown Plaza
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Type:
Client: Mr. Patel
Location: Houston, TX
Status: In Progress

The Canoe
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Type: Hotel
Client: Dr. Desai
Location: Crystal River, FL
Status: Proposed

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Pop Motels India
Type: Hotel
Location: India
Status: Proposed

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Chicago Park Hotel
Type: Hotel
Client: Mr. Ghabawala
Location: Chicago
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Status: P d
Proposed

Four Points Hotel by Sheraton


Type: Hotel
Client: Mr. Sethi
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Location:
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Chicago
Status: In Progress

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Starwood Hotels
Type:
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Client: Mr. Sethi
Location: Chicago O’Hare
Status: In Progress

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Restaurant Experience
Pita Inn
Type:
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Client: Mr. Falah Tabahi
Location: Florida
Status: Built

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Usmania Restaurant
Type: Restaurant
Client: Mr. Noor
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Location: Chi
Chicago, IL
Status: Built

Gold Coast Dogs: Subways:


2459 W
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Chicago
1429 W. Montrose Avenue, Sibley Drive, Calumet
Chicago 300 McLean Blvd, Streamwood
2415 N. Clark Street, Chicago 22 W. Ohio, Chicago
1168 Dodge Street, Chicago 864 W. Dundee, Chicago
1465 Tower Drive, Glenview 2459 W. Howard Street, Chicago
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3601 W. Addison, Chicago
Old Orchard Mall, Skokie
1100 Rosemont Avenue, Chicago
2604 St. Charles Avenue, Chicago
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MIXED-USE EXPERIENCE

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Indo— Arab Cultural Center
Type: Cultural Center
Location: India
Status: Proposed

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Infotech, India
Type: Mixed Use
Location: India
Status: Proposed

The Pheonix Building


Type: Mixed Use
Location: India
Status: Proposed

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Mixed Use Building
Type: Mixed Use
Client: Ms
Ms. Shahida Khan
Location: Chicago, IL
Status: Proposed

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SCHOOL AND WORSHIP
EXPERIENCE

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Worship Experience

Mosque
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Type:
Location: India
Status: Built

Jama Masjid
Type: Worship
Location: Chicago
Status: Proposed

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Iqra University Educational
Experience
Type: University Campus
Client: Iqraa Charitable Foundation (ICF)
Location: Ahmedabad, India
Status: Built

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Iqra University, India

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Iqra University, India

1 . Assembly Ground
2. Iqraa
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3. Quarters for Dean and Dignitaries
4. Staff Quarters
5. Boy’s Hostel
6. Various Colleges
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7. Iqraa Sports Complex
8. Mosque
Iqra University, India
Renderings of Each College

College of Arts College of Chemical Engineering College of Business

College of Commerce College of Electrical Engineering College of Science

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College of Civil Engineering College of Mechanical Engineering
Aga Khan Education Center
Type: Education
Client: Aga Khan Foundation
Location: Sidhpur, India
Status: Built

Sidhpur Foundation has its head office in Lansing, Michigan.


The Foundation’s p programs
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worldwide.
The policies of the Foundation are set by the Board of Directors.
The mission of Sidhpur Foundation is to improve the educational status of Sidhpur
communities in USA, Canada, India and Pakistan by providing information, advice,
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guidance and other resources.
INTERIOR EXPERIENCE

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Sony World
Type: Corporate Offices
Location: India
Status: Built

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Sahil Boutique
Type: Retail
Location: Chicago
Chicago, IL
Status: Built

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Chicago Park Hotel
Type: Hotel
Client: Mr
Mr. Ghabawala
Location: Chicago
Status: Proposed

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Broker’s Offices
Type: Commercial
Client: Mr.
Mr Pravin Patel
Location: India
Status: Built

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Broker’s Offices, India

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Banquet Hall atChancellor C Club
Type: Commercial
Location: Indore
Indore, India
Status: Built

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The Hyatt
Type: Hotel
Location: India
Status: Built

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Dee Cee Hotel Bar
Type:
yp Hotel
Location: Chennai, India
Status: Built

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Sahiba Boutique
Type:
yp Retail
Client: Ms. Shahida Khan
Location: Devon
Status: In Progress

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Royal Akbar Tower Suites
Type: Residential
Location: India
Status: Proposed

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Royal Akbar Tower Suites

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Master Bedroom
Type: Residential
Location: India
Status: Built

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Master Bedroom
Type: Residential
Location: India
Status: Built

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Master Bedroom
Type: Residential
Location: India
Status: Built

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Master Bedroom
Type: Residential
Location: India
Status: Built

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Contact Us:
Barkat Virani
6540 N. Longmeadow Ave.
Lincolnwood, IL 60712
Phone: 847-414-4575
Fax: 847-663-1074
Website: www.BarkatVirani.com
Email: virani02@gmail.com

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